Business: Business Notes, Nov. 15, 1926

British Chemical Trust. Practically all British industrial chemical concerns went under centralized control last week upon the formation of the Imperial Chemical Industries, a half billion dollar concern. The principal components are the Brunner Mond Co. (heavy chem-icals), British Dyestuffs Corp., Nobel industries (explosives), and United Alkali Co., each of which already predominates over its branch of the trade. Earnings of the combine will approximate $20,000,000 yearly, according to Sir Alfred Moritz Mond, chairman. One of his associates, as director, is Rufus Daniel Isaacs, Marquis of Reading, onetime Viceroy and Governor...

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